Four steps to smarter student loan repayment
Remember how exciting it was to find out you were qualified for a student loan? Hooray! You could afford tuition, books, housing, etc. But now that you’re out of school and faced with the reality of paying that loan back, you might be feeling another emotion: anxiety. If that describes you, we have some ideas that can help.
Learn how to navigate saving, spending, budgeting and more to set yourself up for financial success from the start.
Consolidating your student loans could streamline your finances, reduce your payments and improve cash flow. Check out these tips and see if consolidation is the right strategy for your situation.
Whether you’re kickstarting your college career or proudly holding your diploma, financing college is a major undertaking that requires careful planning and preparation. As an increasing percentage of college students rely on loans to fund higher education, it’s important to know how to handle your student debt.
If you’re a student or a parent, the beginning of the school year, especially a college career, can be intimidating, though it doesn’t have to be. By studying up on financial planning before the first day of school, you can be ready to tackle whatever college – and life – may throw at you.
Before Classes Start
Summer isn’t over quite yet, but before you know it you’ll be back at school. Whether it’s your first year or last, now is the time to think about your higher-ed financial institution. Keep reading for some banking tips to help you develop a financial plan before you set foot on campus.